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Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   600 West 3rd Street, Covington, KY 41011
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just back from a one night stay. My first impression was no so excited, there really isn't much going for this hotel appearance wise. The room was a standard king room but it was TINY! The bathroom oddly was huge, nothing special ... almost a waste of space, we must have had a room for those with a wheel chair.... More

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stigs17
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66 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed five nights while checking out the finer points of Cincinnati and Newport. Pros: + Almost all staff are really friendly and helpful. Roy (day) and Chelsea (night) at front desk were delightful to deal with. They understand hospitality here + $1 trolley each way to Cincinnati (10 minutes) or Newport (20 minutes). It runs every 15 minutes and the... More

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Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's an older property, in a questionable neighborhood. Closest trolley stop is 1 block away under a bridge, street people living under it. There's a Courtyard by Marriott at the trolley stop, I'd suggest if you want to stay in this part of town, try staying there instead, looks like a newer property. Holiday Inn doesn't seem like they've put... More

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Sidney
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for one night to enjoy dining and nightlife close by in Newport. Found the best price on Holiday Inn's website since we booked over 7 days early. Staff was nice. Beds were comfy. Easy access to I-75.

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Fishers, Indiana
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119 reviews 119 reviews
18 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have never stayed at this hotel before so we though we'd try it on our last trip to Cincinnati. The staff was very nice and the hotel offers many amenities such as a pool, restaurant, bar, business center, workout room and plenty of vending machines. The only negative is that the hotel looks a little old on the inside... More

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St. Marys
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67 reviews 67 reviews
40 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is just plain old. It is no longer up to the standards of Holiday Inn plain and simple. The only good thing about this hotel was the staff, everything else was poor and substandard. I checked in was greeted by the manager and the front desk staff, they were very pleasent. I checked in, got my keys and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After an 8-hour drive, just wanted to pick up some quick food and check in to the hotel. "Luck" for us there was a McDonald's on the opposite corner from the hotel. DON'T STOP HERE! The number of homeless beggars was astonishingly high. Go straight to hotel and check in. Sleep. Check out. Once we got to the hotel, it... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront, responded to this review

Dear Bill L, Thank you for staying with us and providing us with your valuable feedback. It is always our goal to provide convenient and world class service to our guests. We apologize we were not able to exceed your expectations during your stay. Please be assured that these will be looked into so our team can take actions accordingly.... More

Medina, Ohio
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79 reviews 79 reviews
48 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's clear this is the hotel of choice for folks in town to see a game. It's been here for quite some time and it shows in a lot of ways. The front looks nice enough, same for the lobby. Venture down the hall to the rooms and you quickly realize this building has some age/wear to it. The rooms... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront, responded to this review

Dear shumax, Thank you for staying with us and providing us with your valuable feedback. It is always our goal to provide convenient and world class service to our guests. We apologize we were not able to exceed your expectations during your stay. Please be assured that these will be looked into so our team can take actions accordingly. Once... More

Herts UK
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for a couple of nights. It was in a good location being just across the river from Cincinatti which can be walked to, although there is a trolley shuttle service that runs from just down the road from the hotel for $1. In addition Main Street Covington with its choice of eateries is a short stroll away. Free... More

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Chicago Heights, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights at this hotel while taking in a ball game in Cincinnati. The hotel is only about a mile walk to Great American Ballpark and is also across the Bridge from Paul Brown Stadium. We had 3 good night's rest, can't complain about the hotel much. The room was clean, the common areas were clean, the restaurant... More

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Address: 600 West 3rd Street, Covington, KY 41011
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Location: United States > Kentucky > Covington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront 3*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Awarded 'Renovation Of The Year' by Holiday Inn!Take a video tour of this Cincinnati hotel. The Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront hotel is located in the heart of Covington, Kentucky s business and entertainment district. Our Cincinnati hotel is within walking distance of downtown Cincinnati and features free downtown Cincinnati parking and free wireless high-speed Internet access.The Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront hotel is the place to stay when attending famous Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky events, such as the WEBN Fireworks, Oktoberfest, Maifest and the Flying Pig Marathon. The Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront Hotel is the perfect place for your Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati weekend getaway. A centrally located Cincinnati hotel on the Ohio River, we are a Cincinnati Reds hotel near Great American Ballpark and a Cincinnati Bengals hotel near Paul Brown Stadium. We are also near MainStrasse Village, Newport on the Levee, the Newport Aquarium and the Cincinnati Zoo. The Holiday Inn Cincinnati-Riverfront hotel is also a favorite among companies such as Ashland Marathon, Duke Energy, UPS, P&G, Sara Lee and Kroger because of our close proximity to their offices and Cincinnati s central business district. ... more   less 
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